Midland Authors presents

Jeanne Long, Executive Director, Chicago Collections

Collaborating, Preserving, Sharing… Chicago’s history and culture

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Presentation: 7-8 pm; Social: 8-8:30pm (Central)


Chicago Collections (CCC) is a consortium of non-profit organizations that collaborate to preserve and share the history and culture of the Chicago region. Together, CCC preserves and shares Chicago’s rich history and culture by providing free and open access to its members’ archival collections.

  • Learn about Chicago Collection’s portal, a one-stop shop for research.
  • Discover “Ask Chicago Collections,” a reference desk spanning many institutions.
  • Hear case studies of how Chicago Collections helped authors conduct research.
  • Explore opportunities to give a presentation about your book.
  • Find out why authors say, “I wish I had discovered Chicago Collections long ago.”

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For more information, contact event chair Greg Borzo at (312) 636-8968 or gborzo@comcast.net